Navigation Links
Innovive Pharmaceuticals Announces Preclinical Data from INNO-206,Oncology Program

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2007 - INNOVIVE Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:IVPH) announced data from preclinical evaluation of the company's drug candidate INNO-206, a doxorubicin prodrug for treatment of a variety of tumor types. Researchers found that INNO-206, a form of doxorubicin that attaches to circulating albumin and becomes activated once located at the tumor site, is much better tolerated in animal models than doxorubicin alone, a commonly prescribed chemotherapeutic agent. Data was presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research 2007 Annual Meeting in Los Angles, CA.

In a poster presentation titled "Reduced chronic cardiotoxicity and mitochondrial damage of the (6-maleimidocaproyl) hydrazone derivative of doxorubicin (DOXO-EMCH) in a rat model compared to doxorubicin" (Abstract # 5587), researchers concluded:

-- INNO-206 has the potential of inducing less acute and chronic cardiotoxicity in humans compared to doxorubicin

-- INNO-206 low-dose and high-dose groups did not differ from controls with regard to clinical symptomatology and mortality, whereas animal subjects exposed to doxorubicin had a severe clinical and histopathogical cardiomyopathy, marked by enlarged heart with inefficient pumping of blood

-- INNO-206 low-dose and high-dose groups showed a slight increase in heart weights compared to control animals, in contrast to significant increase in heart weight following treatment with doxorubicin

-- INNO-206 low-dose and high-dose groups respectively had low cardiomyopathy scores of one and three on average, in contrast to the doxorubicin group having a high cardiomyopathy score of seven

These data suggest that the proposed Phase II dose of 200 mg/m2 should demonstrate mild to no cardiotoxicity in patients. Innovive intends to initiate a Phase II study in Small Cell Lung Cancer in Q207.

About INNO-206

INNO-206 (formerly DOXO- EMCH) is a doxorubicin prodrug designed to preferentially reach the tumor and reduce adverse events compared to native doxorubicin. A Phase I study of INNO-206 that demonstrated safety and objective clinical responses in a variety of tumor types was completed in 2005 and presented at the March 2006 Krebskongress meeting in Berlin. In this study, doses were administered at up to six times the standard dosing of doxorubicin without an increase in observed side effects over historically seen levels with doxorubicin. Objective clinical responses were seen in patients with sarcoma, breast and lung cancers.

About INNOVIVE Pharmaceuticals

INNOVIVE Pharmaceuticals, Inc. acquires, develops and commercializes novel therapeutics addressing significant unmet medical needs in the fields of oncology and hematology. The company has four drug programs in clinical development: INNO-406, Tamibarotene, INNO-206, and INNO-305, for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia, acute promyelocytic leukemia, small cell lung cancer, and acute myelogenous leukemia, respectively. For additional information visit www.innovivepharma.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This material contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance and all other statements which are other than statements of historical fact, including without limitation, statements containing words such as "believes," "anticipates," "expects," "estimates," "projects," "will," "may," "might" and words of a similar nature. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Among other things, there can be no assurances that any of INNOVIVE's development efforts relating to its product candidates will be successful. Other risks that may affect forward-looking information contained i n this press release include the risk that the results of clinical trials may not support INNOVIVE's claims, the possibility of being unable to obtain regulatory approval of INNOVIVE's product candidates, INNOVIVE's reliance on third party researchers to develop its product candidates and its lack of experience in developing pharmaceutical products. These and other risks are discussed in INNOVIVE'S periodic reports filed with the SEC. The forward-looking statements contained herein represent the judgment of INNOVIVE as of the date this material was drafted. INNOVIVE disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Contact

INNOVIVE Pharmaceuticals
Steve Kelly, President and CEO
(212) 716-1820
or
Porter Novelli Life Sciences
Media & Investor Relations
Rachel Lipsitz, (619) 849-5378


'"/>




Related medicine technology :

1. Innovive Pharmaceuticals to Present Interim Data from Phase I Study of INNO-406 at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
2. Innovive Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data Presentations at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
3. Innovive Pharmaceuticals Announces Data from Oncology Drug Programs to be Presented at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
4. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
5. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Phase II Study of its Factor Xa Inhibitor at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
6. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
7. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2007 CEUT Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
8. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the C. E. Unterberg, Towbin Emerging Growth Conference
9. EPIX Pharmaceuticals to Present at the C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
10. Pro-Pharmaceuticals Updates Progress of Clinical Trials & Davanat 505 (b)(2) Filings
11. Cosmo Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Preliminary Phase II/III Data with Rifamycin MMX in Infectious Diarrhea
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... , Feb. 5, 2016  As people age, it ... multitude of recommended screenings and tests that are linked ... priority. However, for the majority of aging individuals, hearing ... planning. For the 37.5 million American adults who report ... present to make hearing health a 2016 healthy aging ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... 2016 http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jsc97m/global ... "Global Musculoskeletal Partnering 2010-2016: Deal trends, ... their offering. --> http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jsc97m/global ... "Global Musculoskeletal Partnering 2010-2016: Deal trends, ... their offering. --> Research ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... --> --> ... the global active pharmaceuticals ingredients (APIs) market stood at ... US$185.9 bn by 2020. It is expected to expand ... The title of the report is "Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients ... by Therapeutic Area) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... Steven Tonkinson, 36, of Coconut Grove, Florida, ran the Miami Marathon on January ... year, he ran all 26.2 miles with a green 25-pound ShelterBox strapped to his ... This Sunday, while many are watching the Superbowl, Steven Tonkinson will strap on the ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Successful recruitment and ... clinical and scientific initiatives have all marked the last 12 months at Roswell ... CEO of the nation’s oldest cancer center, Candace S. Johnson, PhD, outlined the ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... Looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift for the special someone ... massage, whether administered by a professional masseuse or a loved one, can bring substantial ... Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP) has taken the upcoming Valentine’s Day as an ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Rafael, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... with ChildLight Yoga Studio in Dover, NH to direct high-performance kids yoga training. ChildLight ... New Hampshire’s seacoast, just one hour from Boston. , ChildLight Yoga Studio founder Lisa ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... Give To Cure today announced that it is working ... To Cure’s campaign that is crowdfunding clinical trials to help find cures faster for ... a smart device. In 2015 alone, Venmo processed $7.5 billion in transactions among users. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):